By: Randall C. Young
Heritage Books, Inc: 2005
Seller ID: Y3226
Condition: 362 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2005, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 362 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
A comprehensive history of the Federal jurisprudence of slavery, The Most Dangerous Branch offers a unique perspective on slavery as an American institution. This thorough review of all-but-forgotten pleas for freedom will challenge many popularly held beliefs about American history, including the meaning of the Constitution, the South's purported quest for states' rights, and the limits of modern judicial authority. It will also change how many people feel about the role of judges in our society. The early chapters of the book explain how the Founding Fathers wrestled with the idea of slavery... View More...